BIA’s Robin Athlyn Thompson Named Finalist in 11th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Stevie Award Winners to be Announced in New York on November 14

NEW YORK CITY, Oct. 10, 2014 Business Intelligence Associates (BIA) a leader in eDiscovery software and services solutions, announced today that Robin Athlyn Thompson, VP of Marketing, was named a Finalist in the Lifetime Achievement Award category in the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner honored at the New York ceremony.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 14. Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend. The event will be broadcast live on radio in the U.S.A. (and simulcast worldwide) by Biz Talk Radio and taped for a later television broadcast.

More than 1,200 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Communications Campaign of the Year. Robin Thompson is a Finalist in the Lifetime Achievement category.

Thompson was honored in the Lifetime Achievement category for her contributions to educational programming in the eDiscovery, RIM and IG disciplines, as well as her lifetime service to the associations who serve these business disciplines. “There are really no words to describe how honored I am to be recognized for something I have such a passion for,” said Thompson.

“We are overjoyed that Robin is being recognized for her never-ending hard work and noteworthy career accomplishments. Robin has built an amazingly successful and rapidly growing educational program here at BIA that simply wouldn’t have happened without her skills, dedication and sheer force of personality. We congratulate Robin on her nomination and look forward to her receiving this illustrious honor,” said Brian Schrader, President of Business Intelligence Associates.

Finalists were chosen by more than 100 business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Members of five final judging committees will determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging October 20-29.

“Every year we receive the most amazing and inspiring stories of achievement from women-owned and –run organizations around the world,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “The first-round judges have told us how delighted they are with this year’s field of Finalists. We’re looking forward to recognizing them in New York on November 14.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.

About BIA:
BIA is a leader in the legal information management industry, with over a decade of experience helping companies and their law firms successfully manage documents and data for lawsuits, regulatory matters and internal investigations in defensible and cost-effective ways. BIA offers the only secure cloud-based, integrated legal data preservation system: TotalDiscovery, a web-based software solution that includes complete legal hold management and data preservation connectivity to many enterprise systems to ensure a legally defensible method for preserving and analyzing critical documents and data. With no software to install or hardware to provision, TotalDiscovery can be used immediately, with no extensive training or configuration required. TotalDiscovery was designed for use by both Legal and IT for all types of situations, from small internal issues to large complex lawsuits and regulatory matters. With its powerful enterprise-class features, instant availability, expert workflow, unique flat-fee licenses, and no up-front costs, BIA’s TotalDiscovery is the future of legal information management. Find out more at www.biaprotect.com.

About The Stevie Awards:
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com

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